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MCA Alberta offers education and training programs through a variety of learning opportunities designed to meet unique mechanical and service contractor needs. This is accomplished through member meetings featuring guest presenters on broad industry topics, product specific technical training, HR and other soft skills training, business skills and succession planning.

These programs are designed for owners and senior management, service managers and technicians, HR leaders, frontline field and office staff to keep you current and grow your career.

 

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November 2018

SEMINAR- Interviewing & Selection Skills- Edmonton

November 21 @ 8:30 am - 10:30 am
Electrical Contractors Association, 17725-103 Ave
Edmonton, AB T5S 1N8 Canada
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$65.00

Interviewing & Selection Skills  The cost of employee turnover ranges between 0.5 – 4 times the annual salary of the position, with an average of 1.5 times the annual salary.  This is great expense to organizations and can be prevented by hiring right.  This engaging workshop will provide tools and techniques to help choose candidates that fit your organization LEARNING OBJECTIVES Upon completion of this session, frontline staff, supervisors, and managers will be able to: Know how to screen resumes…

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COURSE- Field Scheduling

November 22 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Mechanical Contractors Association, 2725 12 Street NE
Calgary, AB T2E 7J2 Canada
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$295.00

FIELD SCHEDULING- Who does what when in the field? The aim of this course is to provide tools for scheduling at the Site and Crew Level. Site Management (Superintendent, General Foremen and Foremen) influence millions of dollars of construction a year. They must ensure that all resources are being used efficiently with minimal waste. Yet often, they receive very little in the way of training on how to plan and schedule field activities. LEARNING OBJECTIVES Topics covered: Planning Principles Network…

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EVENT- Legends of the Pipes Celebration

November 23 @ 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Fairmont Palliser Hotel, 133 9 Ave SW
Calgary, AB T2P 2M3 Canada
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$110

Join MCA at the beautiful Fairmont Palliser where we will honor the "Old Timer's" that have given so much to our industry. New this year... Bring your spouse or significant other Friday night event- *plan to stay at the Fairmont Palliser Hotel—$114/night  Book your room now https://book.passkey.com/go/mechanicalcontractors2018 When clean comedy meets the bagpipes that's where your find Johnny "bagpipes" Johnston. Company Christmas Parties encouraged! 2018 MCA Legends of the Pipes Dinner - 18-09-18  

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COURSE- Field Scheduling- Edmonton

November 27 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Edmonton Construction Association, 10215 176 St NW
Edmonton, AB T5S 1M1 Canada
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$295.00

FIELD SCHEDULING- Who does what when in the field? The aim of this course is to provide tools for scheduling at the Site and Crew Level. Site Management (Superintendent, General Foremen and Foremen) influence millions of dollars of construction a year. They must ensure that all resources are being used efficiently with minimal waste. Yet often, they receive very little in the way of training on how to plan and schedule field activities. LEARNING OBJECTIVES Topics covered: Planning Principles Network…

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December 2018

COURSE- Ethical Best Practices- Edmonton

December 3 @ 8:00 am - 2:00 pm
TBA, 13920 Yellow head Trail
Edmonton, AB T5L 3C2 Canada
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ETHICAL BEST PRACTICES FOR SERVICE TECHNICIANS Ethical Best Practices for Mechanical Service Contractors is designed for all staff (Owners, Service Managers, Safety Managers and of course Service Technicians) interested in learning the skills and principals to successfully operate ethically within the construction industry. Using case studies of ethical scenarios, participants will learn best practice standards for mechanical contractors and how to operate ethically. LEARNING OBJECTIVES At the end of the course participants will be able to: Understand what influences unethical…

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COURSE- Better Manage Your Multigenerational Employees

December 6 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Mechanical Contractors Association, 2725 12 Street NE
Calgary, AB T2E 7J2 Canada
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$175.00

Better Manage your Multi generational Employees This half day course is interactive and fun. Walk away with practical ideas and plans for increasing your ability to get things done across the generations. LEARNING OBJECTIVES This seminar will explore the following: The five generations descriptions The seven values that matter most to workers of every age Stereotype-busting.  Learn why each generation thinks the way they do The 12 most frequent generational tensions and what organizations are doing about them  A proven…

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Bowling with a Mentor- Edmonton

December 6 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Gateway Entertainment Centre, #406 3414 Gateway Blvd
Edmonton, AB T6J 6R5 Canada
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$45

Hosted by Young Emerging Professionals  3:15 PM                     Registration & Team selection 3:30 - 4:30 PM         Bowling with a mentor 4:45 - 6:00 PM         Pizza buffet and interviews with Mentors  

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PRODUCT SPECIFC – Indirect Fired Air Handling Unit with DJM Controller

December 11 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Engineered Air Manufacturing Plant, TBA
Calgary, AB T2E 7J2 Canada
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$25.00

TRAINING- Indirect fired Air Handling Unit with DJM controller 5:00 - 7:00 pm Dinner Included Cost $25.00  Limited seating available WHAT WILL TECHNICIANS LEARN? This interactive training will be as follows but not limited to: Start-up requirements Trouble Shooting Control Logic Maintenance Evening sponsored by:

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SEMINAR- Cyber Security

December 13 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am
Mechanical Contractors Association, 2725 12 Street NE
Calgary, AB T2E 7J2 Canada
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$65.00

CYBER SECURITY With the number of cyberthreats growing, more and more answers are emerging to the question, “why is cybersecurity important?” Organizations need to respond to these threats by adopting strict cybersecurity measures. Owners, HR professionals, IT staff all will benefit from this seminar. LEARNING OBJECTIVES In this 2-hour seminar participants will discuss the following:  1.       Current Conditions The Internet of Things (IoT) Threat Vectors/Actors The costs of a Cyber Event 2.      New Legislation Digital Privacy Act Bill…

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January 2019

SEMINAR- Constructive Feedback

January 10, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am
Mechanical Contractors Association, 2725 12 Street NE
Calgary, AB T2E 7J2 Canada
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$65.00

Constructive Feedback Feedback is an essential element for everyone in an organization's workforce. Giving feedback is a task you perform repeatedly as a manager or supervisor, letting people know where they are and where to go next in terms of expectations and goals - yours, their own, and the organizations. Feedback is a useful tool for indicating when things are going in the right direction or for redirecting problem performance. LEARNING OBJECTIVES Your objective in giving feedback is to provide…

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